Finance & Administration Manager

at Life Eugene Marias Hospital
Location 696 5th Ave, Les Marais, Pretoria, South Africa
Date Posted January 25, 2022
Category Finance
Job Type Full-Time



A vacancy exists for a Finance and Administration Manager, based at Life Eugene Marais Hospital, reporting to the Hospital Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing the financial results of the business in line with accounting standards and within corporate governance protocols in support of Life Healthcare objectives and strategy.


Critical Outputs

Effective people management


Demonstrate visible leadership in respect of Life values, operating model and

Actively sponsor Life initiatives and projects as it relates to

Actively participate in hospital MANCO meetings, regional Shaka, RSRT meetings and

Actively lead and manage F&A and HOD feedback meetings and ensure participation from all parties to achieve strategic

Recruit, retain, motivate and develop staff according to Life people policies and practices.

Accurate financial reporting & analysis


Responsibility for managing general ledger close and people and processes to adhere to reporting

Prepare variance to budget as compared to prior year analysis, report on hospital performance, identify problem areas and take remedial action with staff and Enabling functions as

Support to Hospital, Nursing and Pharmacy Manager with regard to financial analysis and reporting including but not limited to employee costs and stock

Preparation and review of annual financial statements.

Effective budgeting


Participate in hospital strategic planning to identify capex projects, developing financial models for proposed plans with local management and enabling functions and assist hospital manager in developing motivation for capex

Develop operating budget, ensure final budget presented matches approved parameters, ensure sign off of budget by management and communicate approved budget to all

Ensure final working capital budget presented reflects the requirements of the operating budget, ensure sign off by management and communicate approved budget to all units.

Effective management of internal controls


Administration of companies i.e. preparation of board meetings, checking board packs, liaising with company secretariat etc.

Prepare annual review checklists and manage the internal control environment within the

Assistance with internal and external audits.

Compliance with policies and applicable laws including Companies Act, VAT Act, etc.

Effective patient services management


Ensure all credit management targets are met (i.e. internal and external debtors days etc).

Manage and minimize risk and achieve LHC targets regarding rejections, bad debts, case management write offs and reimbursement

Oversee pre-admission trends with relevant manager and manage

Identify problems and take remedial actions with relevant stakeholders.

Effective governance and risk management


Manage compliance to the executive constraints per corporate governance, report deviations and take action where necessary.

Effective quality management and customer relations


Achieve and improve quality metrics, continuously monitor and measure processes to maintain and approve same and actively lead and promote LHC quality

Manage data integrity and compliance to LHC

Develop and maintain relationships with various internal and external stakeholders, conduct feedback surveys in order to monitor relationships and service levels, identify trends and implement remedial actions.




Bachelor’s degree in Accounting.

Completed Articles (Added advantage).

Minimum of 3 years’ relevant experience, preferably commercial management in a corporate services environment.

Ability to learn industry specifics i.e. related healthcare terminology.

Computer proficiency.




Problem-solving, analysis and judgement

Attention to detail


Engaging diversity

Verbal & written communication skills


Action orientation

Able to multitask

Building relationships

Customer responsiveness

Organisational awareness

Excellence orientation

Ethical behaviour

Lead by example

Motivating and developing people


Interested candidates can send their CV